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1Principles

Proponents of palmar splintage argue that the palmar aspect is better cushioned than the dorsal and thereby can tolerate the...

Dorsal splint vs palmar splint

Using a dorsal splint has the advantage of leaving the patient with the ability to pinch while the digit is immobilized.
However, proponents of palmar splintage argue that the palmar aspect is better cushioned than the dorsal and thereby can tolerate the splint better.